Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: pro-SAWR-OL-uh-fus
- Translation: First Crested Lizard, or Before Saurolophus
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Ornithopoda
- Infraorder: Iguanodontia
- Family: Hadrosauridae
- Height: 14 feet (4.3 meters)
- Length: 26 feet (7.9 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal, Semi-Quadrupedal
- Notes: Discovered in Alberta, Canada, Prosaurolophus is theearliest known flat-crested hadrosaur. It had a miniature crestthat rose like small knobs above its eyes and ended in a short,backward-pointing spike. Its duck-bill was smaller and shorter,and less widely flared than that of Anatotitan. It carried its bodyhorizontally, balanced by a long, crocodile-like tail.